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Wayne State University School of Medicine

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Blake Walker, MD
Title
Resident, Year 4

4201 St. Antoine Boulevard
Suite 6E, Neurosurgery
Detroit, Michigan 48201

Biography

Originally from Grosse Pointe, Michigan, Blake attended Wayne State University for undergraduate as well as medical school, where he developed interest in neurosurgery. Under guidance of Dr. Nicholas Szerlip, he assisted in research involving postoperative diabetes insipidus after endoscopic transsphenoidal surgery, for which he was awarded the Karl G. Pinkard scholarship for excellence in neurosurgery.

Blake enjoys all aspects of neurosurgery but has a strong interest in complex and minimally invasive spinal surgery.

Interests

Complex spine, minimally invasive spine

Publications

Schreckinger M, Walker B, Knepper J, Hornyak M, Hong D, Kim JM, Folbe A, Guthikonda M, Mittal S, Szerlip NJ. Post-operative diabetes insipidus after endoscopic transsphenoidal surgery. Pituitary, 2012. 2013 Dec;16(4):445-51. doi: 10.1007/s11102-012-0453-1

Residency

2014-Present
Neurosurgery
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Detroit Medical Center
Detroit, Michigan

Medical Education

2010-2014
MD
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Detroit, Michigan

Undergraduate Education

2006-2010
BS, Biology, honors
Wayne State Unviersity
Detroit, Michigan